Oklahoma executed a 36-year-old man on Tuesday for the October 2000 stabbing deaths of a couple on whose ranch he had worked.Full story
Self-proclaimed friends of Katelyn Wolfe have started an online petition asking prosecutors to seek the death penalty in the case against the two men accused of killing the Linton, Ind., woman. Full story
The man found guilty of murdering a Comanche County couple in 2009 received the death penalty on Tuesday.Lawton jurors deliberated the punishment of Mica Martinez from about 10:20 a.m. until about 3 p.m.Martinez was found guilty last week of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault Full story
The man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them hostage for over a decade will head back to court today, where his lawyers say he will plead not guilty to 329 counts, including rape, kidnapping, and murder. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports and legal analyst Lisa Bloom comments on the case.
After months of evidence, arguments, and testimony, NBC’s Diana Alvear reports that the jury in the Jodi Arias trial was still deadlocked on whether she should get the death penalty. Richard Gabriel from the American Society of Trial Consultants joins The Cycle to discuss where a group of impartial
Attorney Jami Floyd and Richard Gabriel, President of Decision Analysis, Inc., discuss whether the jurors will all agree to give Jodi Arias the death penalty.
NBC’s Diana Alvear reports from Phoenix, Arizona as the country awaits the decision of life in prison or the death penalty for Jodi Arias; then attorney Jami Floyd and Cornell law professor John Blume discuss what they expect to see from the jury.
Touré looks at the high cost of a death sentence and says that if death can’t be administered without error, then it shouldn’t be applied in any case.
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, 1st platoon sergeant, Blackhorse Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, is seen during an exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, in this August 23, 2011 DVIDS handout photo. Bales,
Mohammed Wazir sits with his only surviving son, Habib Shahin, 3, in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Monday, April 22, 2013 as he talks about the events of March 11, 2012 when a U.S. soldier burst into his family's home. Wazir returned to his home that morning to find 11 members of his family dead, their b
Jodi Arias points to her family as a reason for the jury to give her a life in prison sentence instead of the death penalty during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Arizona May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Rob Schumacher/Arizona Republic/Pool
Garment workers shout slogans as they block a street during a protest to demand capital punishment for those responsible for the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Khurshed Rinku